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Staples becomes the latest US retailer to investigate a potential data breach by hackers

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Office supply retailer could be the latest in a string of major US trailers targeted by cyber criminals
21 Oct 2014

Why is Salesforce so expensive?

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Or is it? CIOs disagree as to the value provided by the software-as-a-service firm
21 Oct 2014

China's 'great firewall' being used to mount attacks on Apple's iCloud

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Chinese government using 'great firewall' to mount man-in-the-middle attacks on Apple's infrastructure
21 Oct 2014

UK real-time inter-bank payments systems goes down

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Bank of England admits that the Real-Time Gross Settlement system has been down all day after discovering glitch during routine maintenance
20 Oct 2014

Opinion: How to kick-off a data governance initiative

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Janani Dumbleton, a consultant at Experian Data Quality, examines the first principles of setting up a data governance initiative
20 Oct 2014

Half of Britons have been victims of cyber crime - but many don't know where to report it

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Figures released by Cabinet Office suggest citizens don't know what to do when they've been victims of cyber crime
21 Oct 2014

Why a mobile-first strategy and data scientists are definitely worth it at L'Oréal

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L'Oréal global head of digital Vincent Stuhlen tells Danny Palmer how the cosmetics firm is preparing for a digital future
21 Oct 2014

Aer Lingus to implement Advanced Air Approvals apps to speed up procurement process

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Irish airline issues iPads and iPhones to its senior executives who are on the go
21 Oct 2014

Attracting and retaining data scientists: not easy unless you're in the financial or technology sectors

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'Unless you're an Amazon, where you're perceived as a technology company, it will always be hard to attract and retain these types of talents,' says Jan Karstens, CTO at predictive analytics firm Blue Yonder
20 Oct 2014

BPM software has 'nowhere to go' - says leading BPM software company

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Appian CEO Matt Calkins explains why business process management software has hit the end of the road, and how custom applications will replace it
20 Oct 2014
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IBM to pay Globalfoundries $1.5bn to take semiconductor unit off its hands

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Globalfoundries had demanded $2bn to take IBM's struggling semiconductor unit off its hands
20 Oct 2014

How to make sure your CIO doesn't let you go in the era of the cloud

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'Curiosity' and 'business awareness' are sought after skills, with IT leaders wanting to retain IT staff
17 Oct 2014

How Polycom video conferencing enables home treatment for NHS Lancashire dialysis patients

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Scott Rayner, renal IT manager at Royal Preston Hospital, tells Computing how Polycom is helping to provide better care to patients
17 Oct 2014

Google profits drop by five per cent year-on-year

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Missed analyst target causes three per cent share price fall
17 Oct 2014

Apple launches new iPads, and MacOS operating system – but Apple iMac 5K screens steal the show

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Thinner, lighter iPads with better cameras and new MacOS X operating system put in the shade by 5K Retina display Apple iMacs
16 Oct 2014

ICO issues privacy warning over CCTV, wearable devices and drones

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'Surveillance cameras should not be deployed as a quick fix, but a proportionate response to a real and pressing problem,' says ICO's Jonathan Bamford
16 Oct 2014

Choosing Google: An interview with United Biscuits' CIO Clifford Burroughs

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United Biscuits CIO Clifford Burroughs on why the global company has become one of Google's biggest enterprise customers
16 Oct 2014

Apple to unveil new iPads today as Gartner warns that the tablet computer boom is over

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New iPads to be unveiled at 6pm today as Gartner claims that tablet computer sales growth has plunged
16 Oct 2014

Betfair rejects SAP, Oracle and Workday in favour of Fairsail for HR

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Fairsail HRIS "a quarter of the price" per year compared to "not fit for purpose" SAP solution
20 Oct 2014

How cloud computing - and other new technology - could lead to the destruction of humanity

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Cloud computing is one of a slew of emerging technologies that, together, could render humanity redundant
17 Oct 2014

Top 10 news stories of the week: Jennifer Lawrence, Liam Maxwell and Satya Nadella all 'popular' for different reasons...

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This week, Apple released a slew of new shiny things, news of which is always popular with readers. But will the coverage make the top spot in Computing's weekly top 10?
17 Oct 2014

H4cked off: Neelie Kroes' €2.5bn for an EU big data push - Potemkin Village policy making

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European Commissioner Neelie Kroes wants to splash €2.5bn developing big data in Europe - in a scheme reminiscent of the old 'national champions' policies of the 1970s
17 Oct 2014

Apple launches faster, thinner iPad Air 2

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Apple's A8X microprocessor with M8 co-processor, and laminated parts, will make iPad Air 2 both faster and thinner
16 Oct 2014

Poodle security bug 'not as bad as Heartbleed'

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Vulnerability found by Google researchers is not as serious as Shellshock or Heartbleed but is still a concern
16 Oct 2014

Intel profits surge as PC market recovers

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Thirteen per cent rise in profits, eight per cent rise in sales in positive third quarter results
16 Oct 2014

DevOps - the latest in a long line of IT skills shortages, but how crucial is it?

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BSkyB, Domino's Pizza and BNP Paribas all weigh in on how DevOps is evolving in their organisations
16 Oct 2014